The WHO Country Office in Turkmenistan was established in November 1995 in Ashgabat to assist the Government in developing its health policy, health system and public health programmes which address the main health needs of the country through the WHO strategy “Matching Services to Needs.” The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Turkmenistan and consists of 4 staff members.

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Turkmenistan runs first Flu Awareness Campaign

Turkmenistan joined the WHO/Europe Flu Awareness Campaign initiative for the first time this year, with the development of an awareness campaign held on 22–26 October. The campaign featured various activities, including vaccination sessions and a drawing competition for school children.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Turkmenistan
UN Building
21 Archabil str.
Room 406
Ashgabat 744036
Tel.: +993 12 488325, ext 401, +993 12 488404
Fax: +993 12 488393

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health and Medical Industry
Archabil Shayoly, 20
Ashgabat 774036
Tel.: +993 12 400416, +99 312 40 04 07
Fax: +99 312 40 04 46

Regional Committee

"Leaving no one behind is our call to action"

Regional Director addresses the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, Hungary

Read the speech in Turkmen

Data and statistics


Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)

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